Executive Director's Message
Board of Trustees
Rider Pool, established The Rider-Pool Foundation as a private, general-purpose
foundation and upon her death in 1967, Dorothy Rider
Pool left her estate as the principal source of funding the Foundation.
The late Leonard Parker Pool — and subsequently
the named Trustees of the Foundation — carried forth Dorothy
wishes via the Foundation, being particularly sensitive to her interests
education, disadvantaged children and the development of future leadership
in our society when disbursing funds. Since the Pools resided in
Allentown, Pennsylvania, the particular geographic interest of the
lies within the Lehigh Valley area of Pennsylvania.